My Essential Library

features books that I return to over and over again in my life for different reasons.

Life Rules

a collection of rules and practices I follow to help me maximize joy, flow, and influence in my personal and professional life


rules I try to live by, taken from quotes, sayings, proverbs


short ebooks on various topics, intended to help readers develop specific skills or practices

The Systematic Writer

features simple, easy-to-use, effective systems I and others use to research, structure, and edit our writing

The Way of Haiku

a beginner’s guide to the popular Japanese art form

Thoughts and Outlooks

a collection of my abstract philosophical thoughts and points of view

Power, Seduction, and War Fan Site

designed for dedicated fans of bestselling author Robert Greene (The 48 Laws of Power); features videos, interviews, essays, and more about Greene and his work